SEARCY - The Harding men's and women's basketball teams will host their annual Midnight Madness practice on Thursday, Oct. 15 beginning at 11 p.m. in the Rhodes Field House.
There will be bands, giveaways and games leading up to the introductions of the 2009-10 Bisons and Lady Bisons at 11:30 p.m.
At 11:45, members of the Harding men's team will compete in a slam dunk contest. The evening will conclude at midnight with one student being given the opportunity to make a half-court shot for a half-tuition scholarship.
The Bisons begin their season with an exhibition game against Oral Roberts University on Nov. 7 in Tulsa, Okla. The Lady Bisons begin play the same day at 1 p.m. in an exhibition game against Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn.